Art Hindle

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Art Hindle
Born Arthur Hindle
(1948-07-21) July 21, 1948 (age 69)
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Nationality Canadian
Occupation Actor, director
Years active 1971–present

Arthur Hindle[1] (born July 21, 1948) is a Canadian actor and director.

Early life and education[edit]

Hindle was born in Halifax, to a Navy family. His family moved back to Ontario while he was a child. He grew up in Bowmanville, and later at the Beaches area of Toronto, attending Riverdale Collegiate and Malvern Collegiate.

At the Eli Rill workshop, Hindle studied Method. He thrived in this environment and soon started applying his knowledge to getting acting jobs. Further inspiration for becoming an actor was his uncle, Michael Kane, with whom Art finally had the opportunity to work in the film The Gunfighters.


Hindle has made guest appearances in a long list of television programs in North America, and has also appeared in several movies, dating from 1971. His first major role was in a biker movie, The Proud Rider, spawned by the popularity of Easy Rider. Hindle worked with a real motorcycle gang, Satan's Choice of Oshawa. It was during the making of this that Art almost changed his professional name to Jeremy Kane. The producers thought that Hindle should have a more showbiz-sounding name. He chose Jeremy Kane (Kane in honor of his uncle), and even though he reverted to his birth name due to urging from his uncle, his "Jeremy Kane" pseudonym is still connected to the film.

In 1971, he was cast as Billy Duke in the film Face-Off. This film led to offers from Hollywood which he resisted until work dried up and Hindle, who had four children by this time, finally moved to Los Angeles in 1974. He had a supporting role in the Canadian horror film Black Christmas in 1974. He had a small role in the 1978 remake of Invasion of the Body Snatchers. His biggest role was his part in Porky's.

From the early 1990s, Art has also worked as a director. He starred in, and directed, the popular series Paradise Falls showing on cable stations in the USA and on the Showcase channel in Canada.


Hindle has won a Gemini award.


Hindle is married and divides his time between California and Canada.

Select filmography[edit]

TV appearances[edit]

Voice acting[edit]

  • Dot. - Mister Sherman


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